Ambassadors of Death review

Working my way through Season 7, (see Spearhead from Space and The Silurians) I arrive at The Ambassadors of Death a story of which I have little recollection (it was broadcast March – May 1970). Rewatching it, despite a number of flaws (many of which are also mentioned in the Radio Times review) I think…

The Dalek World review

I was lucky enough to be given a copy (somewhat battered) of The Dalek World for Christmas. If you get a chance, it’s worth a read. It came out in 1965 and was written by Terry Nation and David Whitaker. It gives a strong sense of the vision for the Daleks very early in their history,…

The Mechanical Planet (audio) review

Free with Vworp, Vworp 3 on CD is a 16 minute version of The Mechanical Planet. Originally a comic strip written by Terry Nation and David Whitaker from 1965, this audio version is a delight. It may only be a short story but it’s a good one, and finds an angle on the Daleks that’s been little explored. David…